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Title: Welcome to Living

Welcome to Living Working in OZ
Proudly sponsored by
  • Simon Wallace
  • Australian Migration Manager
  • Voyage Relocations International

  • Who are Voyage Relocations?
  • Australian Owned and established in 2004
  • Provider of Immigration, Visa Relocation
    services into Australia the UK
  • Offices in London, Melbourne Sydney
  • Boutique provider whose values include
  • professional and efficient advice
  • tailored solutions for all clients
  • client service of the highest quality
  • accurate immigration law information stated in
    simple terms

  • UK to Australia Migration History
  • Australia granted a total of 97 340 skilled visas
    during the 2005-06 Australian financial year.
  • The United Kingdom is the second highest
    contributing country of skilled migrants with a
    total of approximately 25 of skilled visas being
    granted to UK nationals.
  • Broadly this means that approximately 24 500
    people will be migrating from the UK to Australia
    during the 2006-07 financial year.

  • Why Australia?
  • Lifestyle
  • Cost of Living
  • Education system
  • Health system

  • Do I need a visa?
  • By Law, Every Person Who Does Not Have Australian
    Permanent Residency or Citizenship Must Have an
    Australian Work Visa
  • Often Positions Which are Hard to Fill From the
    Australian Labor Market have to be Filled by
    Overseas Candidates
  • Australian Government Actively Promoting Business
    Migration from Overseas

  • Australian Visa Categories
  • Skilled
  • Business
  • Temporary / Permanent
  • Business Skills
  • Family
  • Spouse
  • Parent
  • Student
  • Working Holiday Maker

  • Skilled Category
  • Age Less than 45 years
  • Applicants must have suitable level of English
  • Qualifications Post Secondary
  • Nominated Occupation on Skilled Occupations List
  • Positive Skills Assessment
  • Must Pass Points Test

  • Employer Sponsored
  • Must have Australian Business Sponsor
  • Business Long Stay (Temporary) Visa (Sub-Class
  • In some circumstances will be required to have
    skills formally assessed
  • Can often lead to permanent residency.

  • Working Holiday Maker
  • 12 month visa for applicants 31 years old and
  • Allows applicants to come and work in Australia
    for periods of up to six months for one employer

  • Relocation Services
  • Organising bank accounts prior to your departure
  • Information on housing prices and rental
  • Information on local schools
  • Setting up a mobile phone account
  • Support and information from our Australian

  • In Summary
  • Use the Working Holiday Maker Programme as a
    means to test the Australian experience remaining
    mindful of longer term visa opportunities
  • If you qualify for a more permanent visa make an
    application before you depart
  • You will all have specific personal circumstance
    that may affect applications so use us to discuss
    your options. This commitment to you is FREE!

Andrew ThorpeTechnical DirectorEden Brown
  • About Eden Brown / Calibrate
  • How we can assist you
  • Why work with Eden Brown / Calibrate
  • Clients we are working with and packages on offer
  • When is the right time to go to the Australia
  • Australian employment market update
  • Benefits of working abroad
  • Facilitating your move
  • Tips to enhancing your career

About Eden Brown Calibrate...
  • Independently owned and operated
  • More than 20 years experience
  • Established network with offices across Australia
  • Strong synergy through UK/OZ Connect
  • Specialist in Architecture, Engineering,
  • Temporary and Permanent opportunities
  • Experienced, professional Consultants

How we can assist you...
  • Establish contact before leaving for Australia
  • Provide information on companies and projects
  • Arrange interviews before you arrive
  • Give you a realistic idea on salary and rates

Why work with Eden Brown / Calibrate ?
  • Members of the REC (UK) RCSA (Aust NZ)
  • Specialist temp and perm consultants
  • Strong customer focus
  • Good working relationships with employers of
  • Speedy responses and quick action

Clients we are currently working with
Relocation Packages available to positions in
high demand
  • Return flights for you and family
  • 457 sponsorship visa (generally a 4 year visa)
  • Up to 4 weeks accommodation
  • Relocation assistance
  • Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA)

When is the right time to come to OZ?
  • Now
  • Demand is high for skilled professionals globally
  • Australia is warm all year round
  • Try to avoid looking for a new role between mid
    Dec and mid Jan

Australia employment market update...
  • Australia is in the midst of a construction boom.
  • Market is in urgent need of qualified industry
  • UK education experience is well regarded
  • Salaries are reflective of the supply vs. demand
    and there has never been a better time to
  • Wide range of project exposure on offer.
  • Opportunity to enhance and change lifestyle.

Benefits of working in Australia...
  • Lifestyle / Climate
  • Broad range of project opportunities
  • Exposure to different working methodologies
  • Opportunity to work on landmark projects
  • Demonstrates personal commitment
  • Adds prestige to CV prestige
  • Cultural experience

Facilitating your move...
  • Initial assessment with local consultants in the
  • Contact with Australian consultants prior to
  • Visa advice (through Voyage Relocations)
  • Information about employers and potential
  • Realistic guide on hourly rates and/or annual
  • On-going support

Tips to enhancing your career...
  • It starts with YOU your CV and how you present
  • Do your research
  • Dont rush into things
  • Maintain control
  • Consider all the benefits/challenges

  • We look forward to working with you soon!
  • Visit our websites
  • www.edenbrown.com
  • www.calibrate.com.au

Top Tips for Successful Financial Migration
26 February 2007
26 February 2007
And How to Avoid the Pitfalls
  • Essential steps for all migrants
  • An overview of two tax systems
  • The most common financial mistakes made by
  • Do you need advice?
  • Summary

Essential Steps For All Migrants
  • UK
  • Consolidate UK bank accounts for ease of
    management and inform any institutions with whom
    you have continuing direct debits of the change
  • Ensure you have a UK Will if you intend on
    leaving assets in the UK
  • Contact a foreign exchange broker and set up an
    account for trading your currency when the rate
    is favourable
  • Set up an Australian bank account for the receipt
    of these funds
  • Submit P85 P50 forms to HMRC just before

Essential Steps For All Migrants
  • Australia
  • Visit your Australian bank to sign for your
    account and pick up cards/cheque books etc
  • Apply for a Tax File Number
  • Enrol with Medicare
  • Form an Australian Will to cover your new
    Australian assets.

The Pitfalls in Blending Two Tax Systems
If youre not careful you could miss some
important detail!
The Most Common Financial Mistakes
  • Lack of or incorrect planning to avoid
    Australias penalty tax regime
  • Not making the most of cross border taxation
  • Not timing foreign exchange transactions for best
  • Transferring UK pensions without appropriate UK
  • Not taking full advantage of UK investment
  • Being unaware of UK Inheritance Tax implications.

Do You Need Advice?
Now you should be able to put yourself into one
of three possible categories Do It Yourself -
You have already liquidated your assets or you
know how your assets will be effected based on
the information given tonight and are capable of
taking the correct actions. Prefer Help or
Consultation - You feel you have some assets
which will be affected and whilst you could
probably do it yourself you would prefer to
consult with someone to ensure the desired result
is achieved. You Really Need Help! You stand
to make capital gains on assets which you plan to
liquidate you hold occupational pensions,
personal pensions, ISAs, Endowments, Unit Trusts
or Whole of Life policies or the combined value
of your estate is over 300,000.
  • The information we have provided in your pack
    contains a summary of tonights presentation
  • The most common financial mistakes made by
  • Useful websites you can use to source
    information and complete some of the essential
  • Tips on how you can determine if you need to
    seek professional advice
  • Information on the Living Away From Home
  • Our contact details.

On behalf of Eden Brown, Radcliffe Newlands
Voyage Relocations, Thank you for your time.
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